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ROCKINGHAM — One local contractor is handing over his hammer to the next generation.

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LAURINBURG — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries convened on RichmondCC’s Scotland County Campus for an annual meeting to discuss solutions for current workforce challenges.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Revenue continues to accept applications for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant program. Since the application process opened on May 2, the Department has received more than 7,000 applications. BRG will issue a payment to an eligible North Carolina business that suffered an economic loss of at least 20 percent during the pandemic. The grant amount is a percentage of the economic loss demonstrated by the eligible business or $500,000, whichever is less. The application deadline is Wednesday, June 1.

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Charlotte-based Atrium Health announced Wednesday that they are merging with Midwest-based Advocate Aurora Health. The combined health systems, which will be headquartered in Charlotte, will be known as Advocate Health, although both entities will keep their current names in their local markets. Advocate Aurora has a dual headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Downers Grove, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. They will continue to maintain a presence in those areas.

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ROCKINGHAM — Although the doors have been open for the better part of the last two years, Sandhills Best Care Primary Care finally held its ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Since January 1 of this year, North Carolina has announced projects worth over $7 billion in capital investments and over 15,000 jobs, providing our residents and their families with opportunities to flourish. International companies like Boom Supersonic, Eli Lilly and VinFast have chosen North Carolina to create their innovative and pioneering products. Companies born and raised in our state know they can rely on the people of North Carolina, and choose to expand here, rather than open a new facility elsewhere.

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ROCKINGHAM — Craft and retail vendors will line the sidewalks of East Washington Street Thursday afternoon as Affair on the Square returns after a two-year hiatus.

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HAMLET — Although the doors have been open for about two weeks, owners of a new do-it-yourself craft studio in Hamlet will be snipping the red ribbon later this week.

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HAMLET — Two days after Brooke Deegan graduated from Richmond Community College in May 2017, she went to work for Dawkins and Associates Insurance Agency in Rockingham, kicking off her career in accounting.

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RALEIGH ― For the second year in a row, North Carolina is the winner of Site Selection magazine’s 2022 Prosperity Cup, an annual award given to state-level organizations with the most successful economic development and business development projects in their state for the previous year. This year’s award is shared by the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Commerce, who partner with other state and local organizations to support North Carolina’s economic development efforts.

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